The information accessed during the breach included customer names, email addresses, phone numbers, and, in some cases, home addresses. IKEA reassured customers that no financial information, passwords, or payment card data were compromised during the incident.
Upon discovering the breach, IKEA took immediate action to secure its systems and launched an investigation into the incident. The company also notified the relevant authorities and implemented additional security measures to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.
IKEA has reached out to the affected customers to inform them about the breach and has advised them to remain vigilant for any suspicious activity related to their personal information. The company has also offered support services, such as free credit monitoring and identity theft protection, to the affected customers as a precautionary measure.
Data breaches like this highlight the importance of robust cybersecurity measures and the need for companies to continually assess and enhance their security protocols to protect customer data from unauthorized access.
Disclosure : May 2022
IKEA revealed that no financial or banking information was involved in the breach.
IKEA Canada said that compromised data included customer names, email addresses, phone numbers and postal codes. It also said that IKEA Family loyalty program numbers belonging to customers may have also been visible.
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